verb (used with object), field-stripped or (Rare) field-stript, field-strip·ping. Military.
  1. to take apart (a weapon) for cleaning, lubrication, and repair or for inspection.
  2. to roll up the paper and scatter the tobacco of (a cigarette butt).

Origin of field-strip

First recorded in 1945–50 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018